“I want to be an independent person. I want to be able to stand on my own 2 feet”. Ava is a senior, who’s into writing. She was diagnosed with autism at age 9. She calls herself high functioning, while she faces challenges. “I have anxiety, depression, autism, ADD, the whole list. Ava could be […]
The University of Michigan Flint has about 250 students who are registered through its Disability and Accessibility support services. One thing they learned right away, it’s a whole lot different than high school. One student who struggled with the transition is senior Cat Carlise, who admits she’s living with a variety of illnesses. Cat Carlysle […]
Veteran’s Day has a special meaning for 30 year-old Matt J. of Grand Blanc. The former US Marine spent time serving our country in Afghanistan back in 2012-2013. He’s among the veterans being helped by the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 3 in Burton. More than 30, 000 veterans are eligible for help through the non-profit […]
Inside a garage, sparks are flying while Flint-area students are transforming a rusted-out shell of a 1934 Nash into a thing of beauty.
“Camp of Life” brings teens from across the county to develop independent living skills and connect with peers.
Things are getting busier at The Disability Network, and we’re experiencing a need for friendly help around the office and at upcoming community events.
New Sessions for TDN Connect TDN Connect continues with fun programming and new workshops this spring andsummer. The program is designed to connect people and provide a way to learn new skills and independent living completely online. People interested need only a phone, tablet, or computer and internet access to attend. All classes are offered […]
The Disability Network (TDN) is going Over the Edge for Flint for its third year on August 21, 2021. Over the Edge (OTE) is the only industrial rappelling event globally and provides community members the opportunity to rappel down the side of a multistory building.
The Disability Network can now register people with disabilities in Genesee County, over the age of 18, for the COVID-19 vaccine.